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 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    December 10, 2014

How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

Last week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. Or 16th. Depends on how you count. As it turns out, the state of Alaska doesn't appear to have an official way of counting governors and their terms. Since statehood in 1959,...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    February 26, 2014

Electronic notices bill quashed - for now

JUNEAU-The sponsor of a bill that would allow municipalities to post certain public notices online rather than in newspapers said Tuesday that he asked that the bill be pulled from the House floor to protect his colleagues. “I wasn't going to put m...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    November 6, 2013

Facebook: lawmakers give thumbs up

JUNEAU - State lawmakers on Wednesday adopted a policy that allows access to Facebook from legislative computers for government business. The Legislative Council, which is composed of members of the...